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January 12, 2021

YouTube launches grant program for Black creators

YouTube has launched a global grant program for Black creators on the platform, using capital from its $100 million #YouTubeBlack Voices Fund, Billboard reports. The inaugural class of 132 grant recipients includes 21 music artists from around the world - Brent Faiyaz, BRS Kash, Fireboy DML, Jean Dawson, Jensen McRae, Jerome Farah, Joy Oladokun, KennyHoopla, Mariah the Scientist, MC Carol, Miiesha, Myke Towers, Péricles, Rael, Rexx Life Raj, Sauti Sol, serpentwithfeet, Sho Madjozi, Tkay Maidza, Urias and Yung Baby Tate.